E-127: Rangeland Risk Management for Texans: Managing Residual Forage for Rangeland Health
managing residual forage for rangeland health information sheet

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Publication Date: 2001 Dec
Email: rk-lyons@tamu.edu

Product Code: E-127

Free electronic download only. Livestock grazing is a tool for managing economic and climatic risk. Overgrazing increases a producer's risk should drought occur or market prices decline. This publication explains the importance of leaving enough forage residue to protect against these risks, and discusses ways of measuring forage use. (2 pp., 1 illustration, 1 table, 1 graph) By: Jerry L. Holechek, Larry D. White, C. Wayne Hanselka